Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Cantaloupe Concerns

Thursday, September 06, 2012

After recent reports of cantaloupe contaminated with salmonella, Long Island farmer Thomas Wickham talks about fielding questions from customers concerned about the safety of their fruit. 


Q2 Music Live Concerts

David Lang's Piano Competition for Wed

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang held a YouTube competition inviting pianists to interpret his composition Wed. Hear the winning performances today at 3 pm on Cued Up.


The Takeaway

Cantaloupes Cause Worst Food-Borne Illness Outbreak in a Decade

Thursday, September 29, 2011

As many as 72 people have fallen ill and 16 have died, after eating cantaloupes that were contaminated with listeria, a dangerous bacteria. The contaminated fruit was traced back to Jensen Farms in Colorado, which ships to 25 states. This makes the outbreak the country's deadliest of food related illness in more than a decade, according to public health officials.